SilverFor over 6,000 years this soft, lustrous, extremely ductile metal has been mined and wrought for jewelry, ornaments, and monetary coins. Silver is the best-known reflector of visible light, which is why it has been used as a mirror backing. It is an excellent conductor of heat and electricity.

Spiritual Properties
Metaphysically, it reflects negative energy back onto the sender, so you are protected from the bad vibes of those who would wish you ill. Conducts excess energy, thus helping to balance the aura. Helps develop the intuition.

Physical Properties
Eases stress, improves your ability to communicate. Materially, this money metal attracts wealth, as "it takes money to make money." Even silver plating may afford you some of this metal's power.

  • Chakra: Third eye
  • Element(s): Water, Air
  • Zodiac Sign(s): Cancer
  • Planet(s): Moon, Mercury

Dharma Beads: Making and Using Your Own Buddhist Malas
Joanna Arettam (2000) Journey Editions; Tuttle Publishing